April 2021 - First Team
Friday 30.04.2021 - First Team
Buchtmann eyes return to action
Christopher Buchtmann quickly dons the orange warm-up shirt with the St. Pauli badge on it before the laptop camera is trained on him. It’s the next step on his journey back to work. On this Thursday morning, the 29-year-old is taking questions from the media at a virtual press conference. When Buchtmann talks about his long injury layoff, the “extremely difficult time“ he outlines is tangible in more than just his choice of words.
Wednesday 28.04.2021 - First Team
Boys in Brown exercise purchase option for Eric Smith
FC St. Pauli have taken a key personnel decision for the future by securing the services of Eric Smith for the coming years. The Swedish midfielder originally arrived from Belgian top-division club KAA Gent on loan until the end of the season but now the Boys in Brown have exercised their right to sign him on a permanent deal.
Tuesday 27.04.2021 - First Team
BENATELLI TARGETS STRONGEST POSSIBLE FINISH
A cohesive team performance earned the Boys in Brown a 2-1 victory over second-placed Greuther Fürth on Sunday, aided by a strong individual display from Rico Benatelli and his customary tough tackling and assured passing. The midfielder began the week by sitting down for a chat with the Hamburg media.
Sunday 25.04.2021 - First Team
BOYS IN BROWN BEAT FÜRTH 2-1
Timo Schultz's side secured a 2-1 home win over Greuther Fürth on Sunday afternoon. In a high-intensity affair at the Millerntor, Luca Zander and Guido Burgstaller got the goals for St. Pauli. Paul Seguin pulled one back for the visitors in second-half stoppage time, but it was not enough to stop the Boys in Brown taking the points.
Saturday 24.04.2021 - First Team
REJUVENATED ST. PAULI HOST PROMOTION-CHASING FÜRTH IN GAME OF THE YEAR SO FAR
FC St. Pauli play host to big promotion favourites Greuther Fürth in the penultimate home game of the season this Sunday (13:30 CET). The second-placed side have been red-hot away from home this term and will travel to the Millerntor targeting another three points, while the Boys in Brown, who have excelled in the second half of the campaign, aim to bounce back from the midweek defeat at Düsseldorf and defend their position at the top of the form table.
Friday 23.04.2021 - First Team
SCHULTZ: "WE'RE NO LONGER THE ST. PAULI FROM THE REVERSE FIXTURE"
FC St. Pauli entertain Greuther Fürth in what is already the penultimate home game of the season on Sunday (13:30 CET). Before the visit of the team sitting second in the league table, head coach Timo Schultz once again took plenty of time out to answer questions from the media.
Wednesday 21.04.2021 - First Team
SCHULTZ: "IT DIDN'T GO QUITE AS WE EXPECTED"
A good start by the Boys in Brown was ultimately not enough to secure a result at Fortuna Düsseldorf. The home side squandered chances to win by more than the 2-0 scoreline, while Timo Schultz's side struggled to find their recent form, a state of affairs that was reflected in the post-match reaction from both sides.
Wednesday 21.04.2021 - First Team
UNBEATEN RUN COMES TO AN END AT DÜSSELDORF
FC St. Pauli lost 2-0 at Fortuna Düsseldorf on Wednesday evening, thus failing in their bid to claim a fifth win in succession. The Schultz XI started well enough but fell behind to a 26th minute strike from Felix Klaus. An improving Fortuna side doubled their advantage through Kevin Danso three minutes after the restart. And though the Boys in Brown continued to press, they lacked answers in attack. Düsseldorf squandered several opportunities to extend their lead and eventually ran out deserved winners.
Tuesday 20.04.2021 - First Team
RECORD HUNT TO CONTINUE AGAINST PROMOTION-CHASING DÜSSELDORF
Six points are up for grabs this week, three of them at Fortuna Düsseldorf on Wednesday evening (18:30 CET). The Boys in Brown go west looking to claim their fifth win on the bounce, while Fortuna, who are two points and one place better off in the table, are out to keep alive their hopes of an immediate return to the top flight.